Professional Research Asst

Job description

• Electronics hardware assembly • Design and build electromechanical test fixtures • Follow electrical schematics and build electrical wire harnesses to design specifications • Solder and crimp aerospace electrical connections to NASA workmanship standards • Solder to NASA solder specifications • Perform some manual machining and lathe work • Oversee and manage existing electronics test and fabrication lab and improve overall organization of lab • Assist with planning and coordinating entire facility relocation next year • Perform detailed mechanical assembly of small mechanisms • Assist in test and assembly procedure development • Maintain calibration of test equipment and maintain validation log data • Assist with maintenance of laboratory equipment • Work with undergraduate and graduate students in developing their electrical design and assembly craft • Assist with soft goods development and flight hardware final packaging • Assist with flight hardware testing to meet major milestones • Work closely with BioServe's design engineers on multiple flight development projects at any given time

Special Instructions to Applicants:The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment, prior to the issuance of an offer letter. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and an EPLS (Excluded Parties List System) check. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting Human Resources at [email protected]

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Reference Letters (Not Confidential), Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Cover Letter; 2 - Resume; 3 - The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; and 4 - Letter of Recommendation. This position is eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, retirement benefits programs, and is eligible for monthly vacation and sick leave accruals.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10320 - Aero-Ctr,Aerospace Structures

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 2, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Stefanie Countryman

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00744309





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Posted: 3/3/2018
Application Due: 3/22/2018
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